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Curtain or cover

Spanish
17th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

166 x 161.5 cm (65 3/8 x 63 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.979

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen plain weave, and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Curtain or cover. Two halves joined by a bobbin lace strip. At the bottom each half bears a central stylized floral motif with geometric leaves, flanked by a pair of crosslets. Two similar floral motifs, flanked by a pair of small birds, angle inward from each corner. Narrow lace borders. Bobbin lace skirt at bottom with repeating lozenge motif. Polychrome silk yarns on a cream linen ground. Stains, small tears and some missing yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection